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SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Cumru OKs tax plan for bridge work.
    September 19, 2012
    Shopping center to be added to development that already has medical center and hotel space.
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AUGUST 2012

  • Hearing sets stage for vote on tax deal.
    August 01, 2012
    Cumru Township commissioners to vote on tax-increment-financing (TIF) arrangement for bridge project at September meeting.
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JUNE 2012

  • Commissioners set to vote on tax plan for Cumru development.
    June 20, 2012
    Increase in revenues from development would pay for bridge upgrade.
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  • Gov. Mifflin passes plan for Gateway.
    June 19, 2012
    School board approves proposal to use property taxes from delvelopment to help fund widening of bridge.
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  • Note: June 20, 2012, Reading Eagle, Correction to June 19, 2012, Article
    The developer of the proposed expansion of the Gateway at Grings Hill and any tenants on the site would pay all of their property taxes under a proposal called tax increment financing. But the Gov. Mifflin School District, Cumru Township and Berks County then would use some of that revenue to pay back the developer's loan for bridge work that's necessary for the expansion. The arrangement was mischaracterized as a tax break in Tuesday's Reading Eagle.

  • Road to prosperity needs to be wider.
    June 12, 2012
    Seeking school board approval of tax incentive for work on bridge span and tract development.
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